UK Some Of The Most Unhappiest Employees In The World

The UK has one of lowest levels of staff satisfaction, ranking sixth in an international study of employee happiness, according to research released by global recruitment consultancy Robert Half. Working alongside happiness and well-being expert Nic Marks of Happiness Works, Marks’ team evaluated the levels of employee happiness among more than 23,000 working professionals across Europe, … Continue reading UK Some Of The Most Unhappiest Employees In The World

Recruiters Hiring Apprentices Will Need To Tick All The Boxes

Government guidelines published on June 26 have concluded recruitment companies as well as other sectors will be held responsible for making sure all apprenticeship programme requirements are met. As part of the new apprenticeship levy, introduced in April this year, 20% of training given must be ‘off-the-job’, whereby one-fifth of learning will need to take … Continue reading Recruiters Hiring Apprentices Will Need To Tick All The Boxes

44% Of European Employees Paid Late, New Research Claims

More than two-fifths of European employees have either been paid late or incorrectly by their employers, according to new analysis by SD Worx. The global HR and service provider revealed 48% of the 4,000 employees surveyed had been paid incorrectly, with 79% having to pinpoint the issue themselves. The online survey, which collected responses from … Continue reading 44% Of European Employees Paid Late, New Research Claims

Permanent Vacancies Stand Strong As Demand For Contractors Dips

Recruiters have reported a steady rise in the number of permanent vacancies available, while the demand for contractors has plunged 13% year-on-year. Data collected by the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) reveals considerable differences between the trade association’s core sector groups in terms of hiring activity. While permanent vacancies across both finance and engineering … Continue reading Permanent Vacancies Stand Strong As Demand For Contractors Dips

RIDI: Apprenticeship Levy ‘Prime Opportunity’ To Unlocking Disabled Talent

The Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative (RIDI) has declared the Apprenticeship Levy will offer employers a ‘prime opportunity’ to improve disabled talent pipelines, as a result of its recent roundtable discussion. Attended by a diverse mix of representatives from both private and public sector companies, key recommendations as a result of the event included: raising the … Continue reading RIDI: Apprenticeship Levy ‘Prime Opportunity’ To Unlocking Disabled Talent

Candidate Engagement Strategies ‘Must Hit The Mark’ Before GDPR Launch

Businesses have just a matter of months to make sure candidate engagement strategies are hitting the mark or risk losing access to valuable talent pools, the talent acquisition specialist Alexander Mann Solutions has warned. The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rules, due to come into effect in May 2018, means that organisations must soon … Continue reading Candidate Engagement Strategies ‘Must Hit The Mark’ Before GDPR Launch